Nice day to plan a white wedding

The big day for brides and grooms to plan their special event is coming to the Coffs Coast next week.

Coffs Coast goes under in latest sea level rise study

WORST CASE: The worst-case 2m sea level rise prediction for Coffs Harbour in 2100.

Parts of our beloved coast might be underwater by the next century

Mission not so impossible for Marlins

WAGING WAR: The SCU Marlins will field an undermanned pack in today's local derby but hopes are high it will get the job done.

Marlins and Snappers meet at University ground in local derby.

Traditional rivals face clash with high stakes

NEED A BIG SCALP: Sawtell is using tomorrow's game against Coffs Harbour to see it how it measures up against one of Group 2's form teams.

Third place up for grabs when Panthers host Comets.

Bears clash offers offers hopes of a restful night

EXPERIENCED HAND: Matthew Cook will be calling the shots for the Coffs Harbour Suns at Sportz Central tonight.

Overcoming turnovers and foul trouble is what the Suns need.

Grand final replay the highlight

Coffs United holds the title and home ground advantage and it's up to Urunga to take the points away from them.

Important clashes all round this weekend in Mens Premier League.

Saints have a point to prove

BATTLE LINES: Sawtell/Toormina and the Coffs Breakers face off in a local derby this afternoon.

Local derby offers Sawtell/Toormina a chance for redemption.

Bello Winter Music warms up

Husky.

Cracking line-up secured for Bello Winter Music Festival

Mayor urges Coffs to give pool leaseholder Lane 4 a fair go

PUBLIC OUTCRY: The Coffs Coast public protested against the management contract to three Coffs Coast pools being awarded to Lane 4 Aquatics.

Pool leaseholder tender process 'normal'

Keep your property free from wild dogs

GET ALL THE INFO: Wild dog information day at Nana Glen.

Information day about managing wild dogs on properties.

Claim for rental car after crash

BE ALERT: Know your legal entitlements in the event of a crash where you are not at fault.

Do you have a legal question for solicitor Manny Wood?

Take advantage of current contribution limits

This week's Nest Egg financial column with Shane Gourley.

This week's financial advice column with Shane Gourley

REVEALED: Coffs leads falling business bankruptcy rates

Personal insolvency statistics from across Australia recorded in the March quarter.

Coffs leads the way in falling bankruptcy rates outside Sydney

Community response to town centre plan

The Draft Woolgoolga Town Centre Plan on display in Ocean street.

This week's Woolgoolga Chamber of Commerce column.

VIDEO: The strength of the human spirit

Shark attack survivor Paul de Gelder shares his powerful story with The Coffs Coast Advocate's Harbour Club at C.ex Coffs.

A powerful story of personal motivation and inspiration

Qantas and Vegemite, name a more iconic duo...

ICONIC DUO: Vegemite launches social media campaign to rename one of Qantas' new aircraft after the famous Australian spread (picture digitally altered).

What would you name one of Qantas' new planes?

Businesses deliver big boost to Base soup kitchen

ORDER UP: Celebrating the installation are (from left) Base Services' Tiff Spary, GJ Gardner Homes' Ed Thomas, All About Plumbing's Mick Grills, Joyce Mayne's Michael Farrugia and Chris Napier from GJ Gardner Homes.

City businesses, services rally to benefit not-for-profit group

Careers Australia fails: 15,000 students, 1000 staff gone

Group's 1000 staff sent an email that they had been stood down

Fault sparks fire at Dalby biofuels refinery plant

A mechanical fault is believed to have sparked a fire at the Dalby biofuels refinery.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services called to fire at refinery

Topshop Australia outrage after company collapse

Kate Moss made Topshop cool, but Australian shoppers have switched off. Picture: Gareth CattermoleSource:Supplied

Topshop and Topman has gone into voluntary administration

Keep a hold of memories with new Bellingen app Keepsake

KEEPSAKE: Jacquie Houlden created the app, Keepsake, which allows users to digitally store memories of special items.

'Living will' app passes on memories

Hairdresser zombies making children's dreams come true

SCARY: DiMattia&Co's Luci Monaghan, Christine Tickle and Mike Rigg show off some slightly scary costumes to raise money for the Starlight Foundation.

Hair-raising sights deadly serious about raising money.

This is not how the Jetty Foreshores should look!

Reader questions why business leaders have called for dunal vegetation on Jetty Beach to be thinned or felled.

Developers, there's a need for aged care in Coffs

An artist's impression of the Bachrach Naumburger Group's proposed $100 million aged care facility. View from San Francisco Avenue.

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Is City Hill the best available site?

City Hill in Coffs Harbour.

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Cultural centre is a must for the city centre

Rigby House home to the current Coffs Harbour library and art gallery.

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

SATIRE: The spin on terms you thought you knew

Wardrobe malfunctions just don't mean the same things these days as what they used to in 2004 - the day Janet Jackson (pictured with Justin Timberlake) bared her chest during the Super Bowl halftime show in Houston.

There's a new era of meaning on the horizon

OPINION: Climate change sceptics swim in blissful ignorance

Musician Eddie Vedder performs at the 2016 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Want to keep your head in the sand? Might need to buy a snorkel

Dad's opinion: 'Child support is a privilege to pay'

I must be one of the lucky ones. But I’ll get to that in a minute.

REVEALED: Coffs pubs make most 'violent' list

Two Coffs Harbour venues cop dishonourable mentions on State Government's list of most violent venues.

VIDEO: Truck crash on Pacific Highway

A truck is lifted out of a deep embankment on the side of the Pacific Highway on Friday, 26th May, 2017.

Significant delays after truck ploughs into table drain

UPDATE: Police arrest three teenage girls over school fire

Three girls, 15, are in custody over the Bellingen High School Fire in February.

UPDATE: Police arrest three teenage girls over high school fire

Are killer whales cruising our coastline?

A killer whale like this one was reportedly seen by a fisherman off the coast of Ballina yesterday.

Sighting a "very special thing" says marine ecologist

Hostage Situation: Accused to face court

Eyewitnesses huddle together outside the scene of a hostage situation at the Hotel Cecil in Casino.

50-year-old man to appear in court

BEACH RAGE: Calls for crackdown on illegal dune driving

A resident, who didn't wish to be named, snapped one of the four-wheel drivers illegally traversing the dunes at Seven Mile Beach on Sunday, May 21.

"Unless this behaviour is stamped out, someone is going to get hurt"

Your newspaper just took out three global gongs!

News Corp's Hey Mumma named best in the world!

Climber shares pictures of last adventure

Frank Marchetti pictured at the top of Kala Pather at 5650m. It was one of the summits the group climbed to during the 2017 trip.

Mackay photographer shares pictures

Schapelle Corby’s final day in Bali

More than 100 police officers will be involved in Schapelle Corby’s deportation.

Schapelle Corby has spent her final night in Bali

McCulkin tragedy: A summer evening’s drive becomes murder

Barbara McCulkin and her daughters Vicki and Leanne disappeared from Highgate Hill in January of 1974. Vincent O'Dempsey, from Warwick, has been found guilty of their murders.

The girls and their mum had no reason to fear O’Dempsey.

National Sorry Day: Reflecting on testing times

Barkindji man Paul Dutton and Bundjalang woman Dorothy Pholi at the Saraton Theatre for the screening of Servant or Slave for National Sorry Day.

Clarence acknowledges Australia's dark history

$220m package to rebuild infrastructure Debbie barely touched

Questions have been asked over the projects that have been included in the Category D application. It's understood Midge Point only had a passing mention and Lambert's Beach wasn't included.

Queens Park in Cat D application but not Lambert's Beach

National team in crucial camp on Sunshine Coast

CAPTAIN: Meg Lanning of Australia bats during a women's T20 International between Australia and New Zealand in Geelong earlier this year.

'Fifteen players...capable of leading Australia to victory.'

The 'pretty boy' miner wowing the world of fashion

Nikke Horrigan - Miner to designer

Bowen Basin miner tells why he downed tools for sewing machine.

Adani deal: Qld Govt finally agrees on royalty scheme

Environmental activists voice their opposition to Indian miner Adani's proposed Carmichael coal mine, outside Parliament House in Brisbane, Thursday, May 25, 2017. The protesters called on the Queensland government to block a billion-dollar federal loan to Adani. (AAP Image/Dan Peled) NO ARCHIVING

“It’s important that a fair deal is struck for all parties..."

Schapelle Corby chaos: 'Get away from us!'

“Get away from our house ... stop perving!"

Incredible video of hair-raising crosswind landing

There's nothing like a good crosswind landing to get your heart pumping.

How's this for a nailbiting plane landing

Miracle babies: Sextuplets born after 17 year battle

Sextuplets born at VCU Medical Centre.

The delivery involved a 40-person team.

Manchester attack: More arrests as bomber's flat found

British authorities identified Salman Abedi as the bomber who was responsible for Monday's explosion in Manchester which killed more than 20 people.

Abedi’s father and brother have since been arrested

A to Z of Woolworths Marvel Heroes Super Discs

Woolworths Marvel Heroes Super Discs are the latest craze in collectables.

What is Woolworths latest collectable craze about?

Woman shamed while exercising by thin bullies

BODY SHAMERS: Kylie McGuigan is trying to find Tracey - a woman who was mercilessly mocked and photographed by two slim women as she tried to climb Mount Coolum for the first time on Wednesday.

Woman bullied, photographed during exercise

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson gives mate Beau Ryan a clip

Besties!

And now Beau Ryan has a surprising new hairdo.

Star Wars' 1977 Stormtrooper head banger confesses

A Stormtrooper is responsible for the biggest blunder in a Star Wars movie. Picture: Supplied

Man in most famous blooper in Star Wars history breaks silence

Man battles traffic on mobility scooter in Brisbane

A man is filmed 'driving' down Coronation Drive in Brisbane on his mobility scooter.

Man cruises down busy road as traffic builds up behind him.

Bizarre find after sex shop package scare

QFES attend Love Heart Adult Shop on James St after staff found a suspicious package and notified emergency services, Thursday, May 25, 2017.

Emergency services called for suspicious package at an adult shop

Model Bella Hadid's see-through dress shocks in Cannes

JUST WHEN you thought you’d all of Bella Hadid’s supermodel figure — she gets her Cannes out on the red carpet of an AIDS gala dinner in France.

No room for morbid fans

Chris Cornell.

Fans want to stay in the hotel room where Chris Cornell died

What's happening on the Coffs Coast this weekend

Haven't made plans for the weekend yet?

Lyn's knock-out show gets her to next round on The Voice

ONWARDS AND UPWARDS: Lyn Bowtell is through to the battle rounds on The Voice.

'It was bitter sweet to win like that'

Dreamworld may supersize with 'Disneyland expansion'

Dreamworld could become a “more attractive and entertaining park”.

World’s strongest man reveals incredible 12,000 calorie diet

Brian Shaw won his 4th World's Strongest Man title. Source: Twitter

World’s strongest man reveals incredible 12,000-calorie diet

ABC2 slammed over football exhibition match coverage

Fans weren't too happy with ABC2's coverage of Wednesday night's game.

ABC2 slammed for coverage of soccer exhibition match